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Stories from Friday, March 26, 2004

Allen is Superstar, hospital says (03/26/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Registered Nurse Helen Allen received the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Superstar Award for the first quarter of 2004. The award is given to a hospital employee who has performed an exceptional act of service which has had a positive impact on a patient...
Bad start to spring break (03/26/04)
Frank Phillips photo Ryan Wilson of Brazil stands outside a truck that collided with his car Friday afternoon. His car, seen over his shoulder, ended up partially in the ditch at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Waterworks Road. The truck, was driven by Sharon Earl of Rockville, Ind...
Governor signs Thomas' bills into law (03/26/04)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Wednesday, Gov. Joe Kernan signed two pieces of legislation that 44th District State Representative Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) moved through the legislative process. During the bill signing, the governor praised Thomas for working "in a bipartisan fashion to move this important legislation."...
Water main break takes hours to repair (03/26/04)
A break in a four-inch water line in front of Hardee's and French Funeral Home on National Avenue was reported late Friday morning. Jennfer Eder, a Brazil Water Works Repair employee, said "many, many people" in Brazil were without water Friday afternoon. It is estimated the break occurred around 10 a.m...
PHOTO with Chamber of Commerce report (03/26/04)
The photo with the story about the Indiana Chamber of Commerce endorsing Ken Eitel for State Representative should have a caption: Republican Ken Eitel greets Michael Davis at Dixie Chopper Business Center at the Putnam County Airport in Greencastle on Thursday evening. Davis is the Indiana Chamber of Commerce PAC and Public Affairs Director. The occasion was a reception to announce the Chamber's decision to endorse Eitel...
Water main breaks, but no problems anticipated, City spokesperson says (03/26/04)
A break in a four-inch water line in front of Hardee's on National Avenue was reported late this morning. A City Hall spokesperson said the water may have to be shut off for a few minutes to correct the problem, but no one's water service should be affected...
NHS team headed for Costa Rica (03/26/04)
By MEG GREY upandcomingkatie@hotmail.com The Northview High School baseball team may have spent their spring break practicing but in just a few months they will be basking on the beaches of Costa Rica. Coach Gary Witham took the baseball team to Europe a few years ago to give them an experience of a lifetime. ...
Conrad vying for title in Elks National Hoop Shoot Contest (03/26/04)
ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Having already tasted glory in local, district, and state competitions, Alyssa Conrad captured another first-place finish on Saturday, when she wowed the crowds at the Elks Hoop Shoot Great Lakes Regional Championship. Representing Brazil Elks Lodge 762, Alyssa, 10, daughter of Mark and Lori Conrad and a student at Jackson Township School, sank 21 out of 25 free throws plus 5 for 5 in a tie breaker in the 8-9-year-old Girls division, making her a true standout in the field of more than 3 million boys and girls, ages 8-13, who have participated in the contest since last fall.. ...
Minor injuries in truck crash (03/26/04)
Frank Phillips photo Emergency workers at the site of a rolled over semi on U.S. 40 near Great Dane on Thursday. - Then, a different crash in Parke Co. takes a life By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com A semi, believed to be loaded with cylinders of oxygen, overturned in the westbound lane of U.S. 40 about a mile east of Great Dane on Thursday at about 12:30 p.m. The westbound lane was closed for a short period of time...
Indiana Chamber of Commerce offers specific disagreements with Thomas (03/26/04)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Kurt Luidhardt, Manager, Political Affairs, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, offered specifics about the Chamber's disagreements with Rep. Andy Thomas' voting record: - HB1424 (RC69): School Instruction Days Education...
Indiana Chamber of Commerce endorses Eitel (03/26/04)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Ken Eitel in the May primary. Eitel, a Greencastle businessman, is challenging incumbent Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) for the District 44 State Representative's seat in the Indiana Legislature. Thomas is completing his first term in office. He was elected following the retirement from the Legislature of Susan Crosby...
NHS to open season at home (03/26/04)
Northview's Cody Jones and his teammates are slated to open their season at home with a scrimmage versus Crawfordsville at 11 a.m. >
Headed to Nationals (03/26/04)
Alyssa Conrad recently won the Regional Semi-Finals for the Elks Hoop Shoot. She competed against Ohio and Michigan. She hit 21-of-25 free throws to tie with Ohio and hit five-of-five in the Shoot Off to win. She will now advance to the National Finals in Springfield, Massachusetts on April 22-25...
GEORGE 'CLIFFORD' FULK (03/26/04)
George "Clifford" Fulk, 61, of Brazil, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at 6:34 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He had been failing in health for some time. He was born in Clay County on March 18, 1943, the son of George Wesley Fulk and Virginia Nadine Murphy Fulk. He graduated from Reelsville High School, Class of 1961. On Oct. 19, 1962, he married Paula Lovins Fulk; she survives...
LOLA M. NESTY (03/26/04)
Lola M. Nesty, 95, of Brazil, died Friday, March 26, 2004, in Clay County Health Center. She was the wife of the late Charles W. Nesty. She was a longtime member of the Harmony United Methodist Church and was also a member of the Harmony Sewing Circle and the Home Economics Club. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with family...
KATHRYN E. SIEGELIN (03/26/04)
Kathryn E. Siegelin, 94, formerly of rural Brazil, died at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, March 25, 2004, in Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, where she had been a patient for six years. Born in Brazil on May 11, 1909, she was one of 12 children born to William Trout and Minnie Lawrence Trout...